Financial Support: 2022
University of Maine Cooperative Extension Support
Without statewide support, UMaine Extension would not be present in your county. Funds for projects are provided through the University of Maine, Federal Formula Funds, grants, contracts, and fees. Dollars from other sources support salaries and benefits for Extension specialists, county educators, Extension administration, computer equipment and networking, publications, postage, telephone, and travel.
|Prorated Support from UMaine*||$526,203|
|Computer Equipment and Networking||$4,425|
|Statewide Animal Diagnostic Lab||$18,929|
|Marketing, Publications, Video||$769|
|* Prorated support from UMaine reflects travel, postage, telephone, computer equipment and networking, salaries, and benefits for administrative and state-wide staff.|
Statewide Extension Funding
As a unique partnership among federal, state, and county governments, UMaine Extension uses funding from Maine counties and the University to match and leverage support from the United States Department of Agriculture, other federal grantors, state agencies, and private foundations. Each county UMaine Extension office is also part of a statewide organization and the national Extension system.
This pie graph illustrates the financial resources for programs offered, supported, and managed out of the University of Maine Cooperative Extension office in 5741 Libby Hall, Orono, ME 04469-5741. Each year, state tax dollars support the UMaine Extension with physical office space, support staff salaries, office supplies, equipment, and some programming expenses.